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Summary of Features
AcreageIn all about 13.85 Acres.
SituationMere Hills Farm occupies a rural position off a quiet country lane between Dymock and Newent, with this part of Gloucestershire being renowned for its rolling countryside, local vineyards and apple orchards. The property is well placed for good access to the local towns of Newent and Ledbury, and has excellent commuter links to the larger towns and cities, which are all easily accessible. A perfect location for rural living combined with modern-day accessibility.
Mere Hills Farm
ServicesMains electricity. Mains water. Private drainage (septic tank). Electric heating.
BroadbandStandard broadband is available but not connected.
Council TaxBelieved to be Band "C" (Circa £1,662; 20/21).
Local AuthorityForest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.
ListingThis property is not Listed.
Uplift ClauseThe property is subject to an overage clause in favour of the seller, being 50% of any uplift in value on the commencement of any works following the grant of any residential planning permission for a period of 30 years. It should be noted that alterations and extensions to the house shall not trigger this clause provided that the same remains in use as a single residential dwelling.
LocalThe village halls at Dymock and Pauntley hosts a variety of community events during the year, including a popular beer festival in the summer. The nearby market town of Newent offers a good range of shops to satisfy most domestic requirements together with a health centre, post office, library and leisure centre. Also close by, Ledbury provides further amenities, including a local Theatre, and this property is well placed for the commercial centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham, offering more extensive retail, leisure and cultural facilities.
RecreationalMany fine walks, cycle rides and outdoor activities are available in the popular Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, which are within easy driving distance. There are a variety of sports clubs close by in Newent including cricket, hockey, football and rugby clubs, as well as a well-known golf course. The International Centre for Birds of Prey is also only a short drive away. A selection of good pubs can be found in the locality and the nearby Three Choirs Vineyard has a good restaurant, also offering tours and wine tasting events.
EquestrianThis area is renowned for its ties to the Dressage community, with Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin being based within the locality. International eventer, Vittoria Panizzon, also has a yard within the area. There is excellent outriding, with a network of public bridleways being easily accessible. Fairfields Stables offers a range of facilities and trainers, and is only a stone's throw away. Hartpury college and Summerhouse Equestrian offer tuition and run a variety of equestrian events. Annual Horse Trials take place annually at Homme House, Much Marcle. Horse racing is at Cheltenham.
Additional InformationGrant & Co has been asked to sell the property on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council.
DirectionsWhat 3 Words Address: position:outboard:leafingFrom Dymock; Head out of the village towards Newent on the B4215 and cross over the M50. After about 0.4 miles as you head up the hill, take the first left hand turning onto Welsh House Lane. Follow the lane for about 0.5 miles where Mere Hills Farm will be found on the left hand side.From Newent; Head out of the town and at the traffic light junction head straight across on the B4215 towards Ledbury and Dymock. Follow the road for about 2 miles, passing the Three Choirs Vineyard on your right and then after about 300 yards, take the right hand turning on to Welsh House Lane. Follow the lane for about 0.5 miles where Mere Hills Farm will be found on the left hand side.
ViewingsBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
Agents NotesGrant & Co and their clients give notice that:1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.